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The Resource Savages and civilization : who will survive?, Jack Weatherford

Savages and civilization : who will survive?, Jack Weatherford

Label
Savages and civilization : who will survive?
Title
Savages and civilization
Title remainder
who will survive?
Statement of responsibility
Jack Weatherford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PLF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, J. McIver
Dewey number
305.8
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN496
LC item number
.W43 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnic relations
  • Culture conflict
  • Civilization
  • Indigenous peoples
Label
Savages and civilization : who will survive?, Jack Weatherford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This edition published by arrangement with Crown Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso
Bar code
  • 31223033913873
  • 31223122332027
  • 31223122332019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Tribal culture and the origins of diversity. The end of the modern world -- The red heart of the desert -- The Ice Age revolution -- Crops, animals, and diseases -- Nomads across the heartland -- The camel and the quest for contact -- Civilization and slavery -- II. National culture and the rise of the global order. Tribe versus city -- Alexandria and the gift of knowledge -- The technology of nationalism -- The silver ship across the Pacific -- Civilization and its environment -- The lonely Tasmanian -- III. World culture and ethnic chaos. Romancing the savage -- Cannibals and colonials -- Micro-nations -- Tribal technology -- Cultural castaways -- Survival of the savage -- The crisis of civilization
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780449909577
Lccn
94094635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)33251823
Label
Savages and civilization : who will survive?, Jack Weatherford
Publication
Note
"This edition published by arrangement with Crown Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso
Bar code
  • 31223033913873
  • 31223122332027
  • 31223122332019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Tribal culture and the origins of diversity. The end of the modern world -- The red heart of the desert -- The Ice Age revolution -- Crops, animals, and diseases -- Nomads across the heartland -- The camel and the quest for contact -- Civilization and slavery -- II. National culture and the rise of the global order. Tribe versus city -- Alexandria and the gift of knowledge -- The technology of nationalism -- The silver ship across the Pacific -- Civilization and its environment -- The lonely Tasmanian -- III. World culture and ethnic chaos. Romancing the savage -- Cannibals and colonials -- Micro-nations -- Tribal technology -- Cultural castaways -- Survival of the savage -- The crisis of civilization
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780449909577
Lccn
94094635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)33251823

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